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    ASTM E2049 - 20

    Standard Guide for Quantitative Attribute Evaluation of Fragrance/Odors for Hair-care Products by Trained Assessors

    Active Standard ASTM E2049 | Developed by Subcommittee: E18.07

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.03

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    Significance and Use

    6.1 This guide can be used to quantitatively assess the intensity of specific attributes of hair odors resulting from hair-care products.

    6.2 This guide may be utilized for product development, research guidance, and quality control.

    6.3 These are suggested procedures and are not meant to exclude alternate procedures that may effectively provide the same or similar results.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers standardized procedures for the quantitative sensory assessment of fragrance/odor intensity or attribute intensity of fragrances in hair-care products through all stages of use (point of purchase, lather, in use, wet hair after rinse, and dry hair) under laboratory conditions with trained assessors.

    1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Code of Federal Regulations

    21 CFR 50.25 Protection of Human SubjectsElements of Informed Consent

    ASTM Standards

    E253 Terminology Relating to Sensory Evaluation of Materials and Products

    E1207 Guide for Sensory Evaluation of Axillary Deodorancy

    E1593 Guide for Assessing the Efficacy of Air Care Products in Reducing the Perception of Indoor Malodor

    E2082 Guide for Descriptive Analysis of Shampoo Performance

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.100.70 (Cosmetics. Toiletries)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/E2049-20

    Citation Format

    ASTM E2049-20, Standard Guide for Quantitative Attribute Evaluation of Fragrance/Odors for Hair-care Products by Trained Assessors, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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